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Is Natalie Portman ready to take on Ryan Reynolds in a soccer friendly?


In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Natalie Portman revealed that she’s ready to face off in a friendly match between her and Ryan Reynolds’ soccer teams.

Natalie Portman started the Angel City Football Club women’s soccer team along with Serena Williams, Mia Hamm, Eva Longoria, and others. The Black Swan star has previously said that she received a lot of rejection before she got big yes. She was determined not to give up because of her belief in the team as well as the athletes on the roster. Here’s what Natalie Portman has to say about facing off against Ryan Reynolds’ women’s soccer team.

Natalie Portman as Ryan Reynolds

The Black Swan star spoke to Entertainment Tonight during the premiere of her new documentary series, Angel City — which is based on Natalie Portman’s Los Angeles women’s soccer team called the Angel City Football Club. At this time, the actress revealed that she had considered the idea of ​​Angel City Football Club playing a ‘friendly match’ with Wrexham AFC Women – Reynolds’ and Rob McElhenney Women’s side.

“I’ve been fortunate enough to talk to him about his journey, and he’s so inspiring with what he’s done with Wrexham, and they have a women’s team too,” Natalie Portman said of Ryan Reynolds to ET. So we talked about some friendlies at one point.”

Portman’s faith in Angel City FC was certainly well-placed as the team finished 8th in its inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League in 2022 which also appears in the docuseries. Angel City will begin streaming on HBO Max starting May 16th.

With the docuseries, Portman hopes that other teams will learn from their rights and mistakes and navigate accordingly to build teams.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.